Category Archives: Museums

5 Live Rock to give free concert on patio of Civic Museum

The all-girl rock band 5 Live Rock will play a free concert this Friday, June 26, on the patio at the Guelph Civic Museum, atop the recently landscaped hill, and nearby the new John McCrae statue. The concert is part of Guelph Museums’ Fourth Fridays series.

Unveiling and dedication of John McCrae statue in Guelph

On Thursday, June 25, the City of Guelph and The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery will unveil and dedicate a bronze statue of John McCrae—commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Guelph native’s famous war poem, In Flanders Fields.

Remembering In Flanders Fields artists share their inspiration

The artists of Remembering In Flanders Fields: A Juried Art Show will be at the Guelph Civic Museum to talk to talk to visitors about how John McCrae’s famous poem inspired their works. The talks are set to take place every Saturday from 2 to 4 pm, starting on June 6 and ending July 25, 2015.

Build a birdhouse with dad

On June 20, 2015, Guelph Museums is hosting a special father’s day event at the Guelph Civic Museum. Andre Belisle from JL’s Home Hardware will be on hand to teach fathers and their children how to a build their own birdhouse.

In the footsteps of John McCrae tour of France and Belgium

Those interested in travelling to France and Belgium and learning about the life and times of Canadian soldier, doctor and poet John McCrae have until June 11, 2015 to sign up for the In the Footsteps of John McCrae Tour of France and Belgium

Children’s author to celebrate moms at Tiny Tot Thursday

Children’s book author Janét Aizenstros will be a special guest at All about Mommy, a special mother’s day themed Tiny Tot event for children one to four years old and their caregivers at Guelph Civic Museum, Thursday, May 7 from 9:30 to 11:00 am.